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Curfew & lockdowns: States go all out to control coronavirus spread in India | India News – Times of India


NEW DELHI: As the coronavirus saved the upward trajectory in the nation with greater than 70 recent circumstances reported since Sunday evening, state governments on Monday determined to take extraordinary measures and prolong restrictions to comprise the virus which has killed 9 folks in India.
Despite India observing a ‘Janata Curfew’ on Sunday with a ban on inter-state bus and practice companies in place until March 31, folks on Monday continued to enterprise out prompting Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attraction residents to keep indoor and take social distancing severely.
By Monday night, most of the states in India introduced both an entire or a partial lockdown whereas some selected to impose curfew.
States/UTs beneath curfew

  • Maharashtra
  • Punjab
  • Puducherry
  • Chandigarh

States/UTs beneath full lockdown

  • Delhi
  • Rajasthan
  • Jharkhand
  • Haryana
  • Telangana
  • Assam
  • Manipur
  • Tripura
  • Arunachal Pradesh
  • Nagaland
  • Mizoram
  • Kerala
  • Goa
  • West Bengal
  • Bihar
  • Uttarakhand
  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Gujarat
  • Jammu and Kashmir
  • Ladakh
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Daman Diu & Dadra & Nagar Haveli
  • Chattisgarh

States/UTs beneath partial lockdown

  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Odisha

In a curfew, individuals are not allowed to depart their houses and have to take prior permission from the police in the event that they want to enterprise out. Curfew is imposed for a particular interval of time and its violation may end up in speedy detention.
On the opposite hand, a lockdown has a much less construction to it as in contrast to a curfew. The authorities can selected to cease particular companies in an space and restrains folks from transferring in teams. Both are aimed toward prohibiting public motion which why barring important companies, retailers, markets, public transport and so forth. are stopped.
Partial lockdown refers to lockdown in sure districts of a state and never the whole state.

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